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Otago Medical School staff profiles

Mr Ian Thomson

PositionClinical Senior Lecturer
DepartmentDepartment of Surgical Sciences (DSM)
QualificationsMB ChB(Otago) FRACS
Research summaryVascular, arterial, venous, ulcers imaging, surgical audit
Teaching

Fourth-year students through to surgical registrars

Clinical
  • Clinical audit
  • Arterial and venous disease

Research

  • Improving outcomes thorough audit
  • Arterial and venous disease

Publications

Benoiton, L. A., Schmidt, E., Tarr, G. P., Thomson, I. A., Rennie, S. C., & van Rij, A. M. (2013). Assessment and management of leg ulcers in the community and an outpatient clinic. New Zealand Medical Journal, 126(1368). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Haji Mohd Yasin, N. A. B., Thomson, I. A., & Leon de la Barra, S. (2013). Endovascular aortic repair: Can we predict who will not get long-term benefit? New Zealand Medical Journal, 126(1369). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Kueh, S.-H., Livingstone, V., & Thomson, I. A. (2012). Carotid endarterectomy in octogenarians. New Zealand Medical Journal, 125(1364). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Lees, T., Troëng, T., Thomson, I. A., Menyhei, G., Simo, G., Beiles, B., … Björck, M. (2012). International variations in infrainguinal bypass surgery: A VASCUNET Report. European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, 44(2), 185-192. doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2012.05.006

Menyhei, G., Björck, M., Beiles, B., . . ., Thomson, I. A., Venermo, M., & Wigger, P. (2011). Outcome following carotid endarterectomy: Lessons learned from a large international vascular registry. European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, 41(6), 735-740. doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2011.02.028

Journal - Research Article

Benoiton, L. A., Schmidt, E., Tarr, G. P., Thomson, I. A., Rennie, S. C., & van Rij, A. M. (2013). Assessment and management of leg ulcers in the community and an outpatient clinic. New Zealand Medical Journal, 126(1368). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Haji Mohd Yasin, N. A. B., Thomson, I. A., & Leon de la Barra, S. (2013). Endovascular aortic repair: Can we predict who will not get long-term benefit? New Zealand Medical Journal, 126(1369). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Lees, T., Troëng, T., Thomson, I. A., Menyhei, G., Simo, G., Beiles, B., … Björck, M. (2012). International variations in infrainguinal bypass surgery: A VASCUNET Report. European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, 44(2), 185-192. doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2012.05.006

Kueh, S.-H., Livingstone, V., & Thomson, I. A. (2012). Carotid endarterectomy in octogenarians. New Zealand Medical Journal, 125(1364). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Menyhei, G., Björck, M., Beiles, B., . . ., Thomson, I. A., Venermo, M., & Wigger, P. (2011). Outcome following carotid endarterectomy: Lessons learned from a large international vascular registry. European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, 41(6), 735-740. doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2011.02.028

Jones, G. T., Grant, M. W., Thomson, I. A., Hill, B. G., & van Rij, A. M. (2009). Characterization of a porcine model of chronic superficial varicose veins. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 49(6), 1554-1561. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2009.01.070

Thomson, I. A., Goh, F., Livingstone, V., & van Rij, A. M. (2009). How safe is open abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery for octogenarians in New Zealand? ANZ Journal of Surgery, 79(5), 344-347. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2009.04886.x

van Rij, A. M., De Alwis, C. S., Jiang, P., Christie, R. A., Hill, G. B., Dutton, S. J., & Thomson, I. A. (2008). Obesity and impaired venous function. European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, 35, 739-744. doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2008.01.006

van Rij, A. M., Jones, G. T., Hill, B. G., Amer, M., Thomson, I. A., Pettigrew, R. A., & Packer, S. G. K. (2008). Mechanical inhibition of angiogenesis at the saphenofemoral junction in the surgical treatment of varicose veins: Early results of a blinded randomized controlled trial. Circulation, 118, 66-74. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.107.726869

Grant, M. W., Thomson, I. A., & van Rij, A. M. (2008). In-hospital mortality of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 78, 698-704. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2008.04621.x

Hill, G., Albayati, S., Thomson, I., Macfarlane, J., Dutton, S., & van Rij, A. M. (2007). Iatrogenic pseudoaneurysms: Optimal management and treatment options. Journal for Vascular Ultrasound, 31(3), 131-135.

Thomson, I., & Fanous, M. (2006). Carotid endarterectomy under regional anaesthesia at Dunedin Hospital, New Zealand: 1994-2003. New Zealand Medical Journal, 119(1230). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/119-1230/1882/content.pdf

van Rij, A. M., Hill, G., Gray, C., Christie, R., Macfarlane, J., & Thomson, I. (2005). A prospective study of the fate of venous leg perforators after varicose vein surgery. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 42, 1156-1162.

Thomson, I., Muduioa, G., & Gray, A. (2004). Vascular trauma in New Zealand: An 11-year review of NZVASC, the New Zealand Society of Vascular Surgeons' audit database. New Zealand Medical Journal, 117(1201). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/117-1201/1048/content.pdf

Galvin, S., Thomson, I. A., Morrison, N., & van Rij, A. M. (2003). Infection of aortic endoluminal graft following internal lliac embolisation. EJVES Extra, 6, 122-123.

Jiang, P., van Rij, A. M., Christie, R. A., Hill, G. B., & Thomson, I. A. (2001). Non-saphenofemoral venous reflux in the groin in patients with varicose veins. European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, 21(6), 550-557.

Jiang, P., van Rij, A. M., Christie, R., Hill, G., Solomon, C., & Thomson, I. A. (2000). Recurrent varicose veins: Patterns of reflux and clinical severity. Scope on Phlebology and Lymphology, 7(3), 191-194.

Jiang, P., van Rij, A. M., Christie, R., Hill, G., Solomon, C., & Thomson, I. A. (2000). Recurrent varicose veins: Patterns of reflux and clinical severity. Phlebology Digest, 13(2), 24-26.

Jiang, P., van Rij, A. M., Christie, R., Hill, G., & Thomson, I. A. (2000). Venous physiology in the different patterns of recurrent varicose veins and the relationship to clinical severity. Cardiovascular Surgery, 8(2), 130-136.

Jiang, P., van Rij, A. M., Christie, R., Hill, G., Solomon, C., & Thomson, I. A. (1999). Recurrent varicose veins: patterns of reflux and clinical severity. Cardiovascular Surgery, 7(3), 332-339.

Pillai, S. B., van Rij, A. M., Williams, S. M., Thomson, I. A., Putterill, M., & Greig, S. (1999). Complexity and risk adjusted model for measuring surgical outcome. British Journal of Surgery, 86(12), 1567-1572. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2168.1999.01286.x

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Journal - Research Other

Thomson, I. (2007). Abdominal aortic aneurysm: Can we improve on current management? [Editorial]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 120(1251). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/120-1251/2462/content.pdf

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